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PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Four children die as school gate collapses

Four students were killed and seven injured in Virudhunagar in Madurai district on Friday when their school's gate collapsed.Thestudents were swinging on the gate when it came off the hinges.Three......

Once an export hub, Tirupur is today a ghost town

The streets of Tirupur are deserted, most of the shops are closed. A passer by explains, "The shops are shut due to the bandh in Madurai where 6 people were killed in communal violence." Another......

Crackdown reveals extent of graft culture in TN

With the Election Commission tightening its crackdown on political parties distributing cash to gain votes, the Tamil Nadu police have recovered Rs. 36 crore (Rs. 360 million) of unaccounted cash......

US eyes huge trade in India's tier II, III cities

The United States would focus on tier II and III cities in India for increasing trade as they offer huge business potential, US Commercial Consul for South India Aileen Nandi has said. "There is......

Pinki Pramanik's gender test inconclusive

The gender of Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik could not be established at the Barasat General Hospital, as it does not have the facility. The case may bereferred to the better equipped......

No sex determination test on Pinki Pramanik so far

A sex determination test on Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik, who is in judicial custody accused of rape and of being a 'male', could not take place on Monday with the police insisting it......
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Bandh evokes poor response in South TN

Madurai, Aug 4 (UNI) Life remain unaffected in Southern districts of Tamil Nadu, as the State bandh call given by few political parties demanding... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/news/others/bandh-evokes-poor-response-in-south-tn/151461.html
Chamber for Kalam Airport

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Ramanathapuram District Chamber of Commerce and Industry has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi... ...

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readers' mail

In the interest of students, the TNSTC can emulate the Railways which issues season tickets on a quarterly, half yearly, and annual basis. With the... ...

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Physical tests for SI recruitment on

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Fitness matters:Physical test for aspirants for Sub-Inspector posts under way at Seethakathi Sethupathi... ...

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Four boys injured

Four students of a government boys hostel run by Kallar Reclamation Scheme at Usilampatti were injured when a concrete sunshade slab fell on them... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/four-boys-injured/article7497494.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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